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University of Missouri - Columbia
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 4, 2023

Hiring Department

Columbia Missourian at the Missouri School of Journalism

Job Description

The Columbia Missourian has an immediate opening for a Messenger.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  1. Kicks: delivery of missed papers by carriers, done daily
  2. Returns: Picks up unsold papers at various stores, done biweekly
  3. Returns: Picks up unsold papers for Breaktime stores, done weekly
  4. Measure Paper: Measures ads in paper for Post Office, done daily
  5. Campus Mail: delivers mail to campus post office, done daily
  6. Down Route: Delivers daily paper routes in emergency situations when the regular carrier cannot
  7. Post Office-Bank: makes daily post office run and bank deposit
  8. Dock/Mailroom: Cleans the dock and mailroom area, picks up litter and pallets, sweeps area as needed
  9. Company Van Maintenance: Monitors Missourian van for all mechanical needs, schedules maintenance when needed, makes minor repairs
  10. Single copy machines: removes and places paper machines as needed. Does onsite repairs of machines
  11. Customer Service: Waits on customers, both at office window and on phone. Works in circulation database to do vacation starts and stops. Contacts carriers for delivery issues, verifies address for delivery


Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Salary Range: $12-15 per hour

Grade: GGS-004

University Title: MESSENGER

Internal applicants can determine their university title by access the Talent Profile in myHR.


Work Schedule: 7 am – noon, Sunday, Tuesday – Friday

FTE is 0.63 and typically averages 25 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired is necessary.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is not eligible for University benefits. Individuals in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b). For information about this plan, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-884-2577 .

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.


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